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Explorer of the universe : a biography of George Ellery Hale

Author: Helen Wright
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, Helen, 1914-
Explorer of the universe.
New York, Dutton, 1966
(OCoLC)614844000
Named Person: George Ellery Hale; George Ellery Hale; George Ellery Hale; George Ellery Hale
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Wright
OCLC Number: 301610
Description: 480 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: A Chicago childhood --
College years --
Life and work at Kenwood --
The founding of the Yerkes observatory --
A period of waiting --
Life at Williams Bay --
Pioneer days on Mount Wilson --
Founding of the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory --
Life in California --
A time of great discovery --
The origin of the California Institute of Technology --
Birth of the 100-inch telescope --
From Ancient Egypt to a new universe --
National and international outlook --
A temple of science --
Into "the depths of the universe" --
Life in the Hale Solar Laboratory --
The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery --
The birth of the 200-inch telescope --
Final triumph.
Responsibility: by Helen Wright ; with an introduction by Ira S. Bowen.

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